The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Friday filed a long-awaited lawsuit against the Obama administration challenging delay of the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate and government payments to health insurance companies under the law.
A Massachusetts federal judge on Friday granted final approval to $590 million in settlements and a $200 million attorneys' fee in a class action claiming Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Carlyle Group LP and several other private equity firms teamed up to keep leveraged buyout prices low, moving the long-running suit toward completion.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday it will not be finalizing 2014 volume standard under the Renewable Fuel Standard program before the end of this year, a move that reflects controversy between the ethanol and oil industries about how volumes should be set in light of lower-than-predicted gasoline consumption.
TV streaming service Aereo Inc., whose targeted signals were ruled by the U.S. Supreme Court in June to violate copyrights by retransmitting broadcasts without permission, filed for bankruptcy in a move CEO Chet Kanojia said Friday would allow it to avoid civil copyright litigation liability.
President Obama on Thursday said he would take executive action to allow certain undocumented immigrants with children to remain in the U.S., while beefing up border security and making it easier for highly skilled workers and graduates to stay in the country.
Ex-Massey Energy Co. CEO Don Blankenship reportedly pled not guilty in West Virginia federal court Thursday to criminal charges of spurring on the safety failures found to have killed 29 miners in a 2010 explosion and of lying to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.